New pc build help and questions. Tags: Build Systems Last response: October 28, 2011 8:59 PM in Systems Share Assassinseye1 October 28, 2011 11:51:29 AM Hello, I am going to build a pc soon for gaming (first time home build) and this is overall what I have so far. SAMSUNG CD/DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-222AB - OEM APEVIA X-PLORER2 Series X-PLORER2-RD Black / Red Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500413AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive ASRock M3A770DE AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard Intel EXPI9301CTBLK 10/ 100/ 1000Mbps PCI-Express Network Adapter.......Because I have wirless :3. SAPPHIRE 100314-3L Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F3-10600CL8D-4GBHK AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGMBOX And finally the thing that I am worried about. Antec's EarthWatts EA-430D Green This was reccomended and I am unsure if it will cut it.... Can anyone give me some insight or anything that you would change. More about : build questions jtennison October 28, 2011 1:45:04 PM The Antec EarthWatts EA430D might not be enough. The specs at MicroCenter for the Radeon HD 6870 show that 500 watt power required. http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... m 0 l casualbuilder October 28, 2011 1:48:47 PM I would recommend a 600W or higher PSU for future upgrade capability. Everything else looks great. m 0 l Related resources New PC Build, with a handful of detailed questions! *HELP* - Forum New Pc Build, my questions - Forum New Gaming PC Build Questions - Forum Questions about building a new PC, help is appreciated! - Forum New To PC Gaming with questions on how to build a Desktop? Please Help - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer vx53c October 28, 2011 2:19:50 PM if you are going to overclock the cpu then you need more. actually what casualbuilder sugested. m 0 l Assassinseye1 October 28, 2011 8:59:08 PM Alright sounds good! Thanks. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedquestions about a new gaming pc build from a first time builder Forum New PC Build, help and questions. Forum SolvedAnother boring guy asking stupid questions,please help NEW Gaming pc Forum SolvedNew PC build $900, have some questions and would appreciate any suggestions Forum SolvedQuestions about a new gaming pc build Forum Solved$1,500 New PC Build - Many questions Forum SolvedPLEASE HELP! Worried about my pc build need an answer for 2 questions! Forum SolvedNew pc build questions Forum SolvedNew Build Help; PSU Questions Forum SolvedNew budget PC gaming build RAM help please Forum Questions about new PC build Forum New PC build question-can anyone help with advice? Forum New PC Build Questions Forum SolvedNew pc build: "Reboot and select proper boot device" Help. Forum Overclocking New Build Questions please help! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !